The Romance of Modern Mechanism

Archibald WILLIAMS (1871 - 1934)

In 1910, when this book was published, the advancement of modern mechanism was still moving at a rapid pace. It must have seemed like very day, new inventions were made to make life easier. Most of these are still very much in use today, such as the lawn-mower, automatic milking machines in the dairy industry, fire engines, and escalators. Learn about how these worked in this volume. - Summary by Carolin

Genre(s): Astronomy, Physics & Mechanics

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Kristine Bekere
00:10:50
Play 01 Chapter I - Delicate Instruments Nichalia Schwartz
00:48:24
Play 02 Chapter II - Calculating Machines Steve C
00:37:50
Play 03 Chapter III - Workshop Machinery, part 1 ke126
00:24:40
Play 04 Chapter III - Workshop Machinery, part 2 ke126
00:32:27
Play 05 Chapter IV - Portable Tools Steven Seitel
00:12:57
Play 06 Chapter V - The Pedrail enz2103
00:29:16
Play 07 Chapter VI - Internal Combustion Engines Tina Ding
00:39:53
Play 08 Chapter VII - Motor-Cars Steven Seitel
00:36:37
Play 09 Chapter VIII - The Motor Afloat , part 1 Tina Ding
00:24:01
Play 10 Chapter VIII - The Motor Afloat , part 2 Tina Ding
00:29:43
Play 11 Chapter IX - The Motor-Cycle Steve C
00:23:18
Play 12 Chapter X - Fire Engines Tina Ding
00:12:50
Play 13 Chapter XI - Fire Alarms and Automatic Fire Extinguishers Tina Ding
00:25:11
Play 14 Chapter XII - The Machinery of a Ship, part 1 Tina Ding
00:37:16
Play 15 Chapter XII - The Machinery of a Ship, part 2 Tina Ding
00:36:31
Play 16 Chapter XIII - 'The Nurse of the Navy' BettyB
00:05:56
Play 17 Chapter XIV - The Mechanism of Diving Jenny TB
00:16:49
Play 18 Chapter XV - Apparatus for Raising Sunken Ships and Treasure Kristine Bekere
00:07:59
Play 19 Chapter XVI - The Handling of Grain Robin Lamb
00:10:37
Play 20 Chapter XVII - Mechanical Transporters and Conveyors Tina Ding
00:34:13
Play 21 Chapter XVIII - Automatic Weighers TriciaG
00:05:29
Play 22 Chapter XIX - Transporter Bridges BettyB
00:11:34
Play 23 Chapter XX - Boat and Ship Raising Lifts TriciaG
00:23:34
Play 24 Chapter XXI - A Self-Moving Staircase BettyB
00:11:33
Play 25 Chapter XXII - Pneumatic Mail Tubes Robin Lamb
00:24:19
Play 26 Chapter XXIII - An Electric Postal System Availle
00:06:27
Play 27 Chapter XXIV - Agricultural Machinery Andy Glover
00:23:46
Play 28 Chapter XXV - Dairy Machinery Andy Glover
00:08:43
Play 29 Chapter XXVI - Sculpturing Machines TriciaG
00:19:00
Play 30 Chapter XXVII - An Automatic Rifle Andy Glover
00:22:26